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Latest Medicines Shortages Posted on 21 Mar 2019

These lists WILL NOT BE inclusive and the information represents only what has been reported to and by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)

The Coventry & Warwickshire Area Prescribing Committee references these data for information only and cannot guarantee accuracy. It should be used as a guide only.

Information on price concessions and FAQs about the process can be found on our website (psnc.org.uk/ncso).   

 The Department of Health and Social Care have granted the following price concessions for March 2019:

Drug

Pack Size

Concession Price

Alverine 60mg capsules

100

£2.82

Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops

2.5ml

£3.20

Bumetanide 1mg tablets

28

£1.94

Candesartan 4mg tablets

7

£0.76

Carvedilol 6.25mg tablets

28

£0.83

Carvedilol 25mg tablets

28

£3.87

Co-careldopa 25/100mg tablets

100

£10.05

Desmopressin 200microgram tablets

30

£9.01

Dosulepin 25mg capsules

28

£1.99

Dosulepin 75mg tablets

28

£13.45

Furosemide 20mg tablets

28

£0.93

Glyceryl trinitrate 400micrograms/ dose pump sublingual spray (200)

200

£2.09

Ibandronic acid 50mg tablets

28

£65.50

Irbesartan 75mg tablets

28

£2.66

Irbesartan 150mg tablets

28

£3.90

Lofepramine 70mg tablets

56

£20.05

Losartan 100mg tablets

28

£4.59

Mefenamic acid 500mg tablets

28

£27.57

Orlistat 120mg capsules

84

£23.99

Piroxicam 0.5% gel

112g

£3.15

Pramipexole 88microgram tablets

30

£4.85

Quetiapine 200mg tablets

60

£17.39

Quetiapine 300mg tablets

60

£9.99

Risperidone 500microgram tablets

20

£2.69

Risperidone 2mg tablets

60

£17.01

Risperidone 3mg tablets

60

£23.95

Risperidone 4mg tablets

60

£22.87

Sevelamer 800mg tablets

180

£150.74

Sodium Valproate 500mg gastro-resistant tablets

100

£16.45

Tadalafil 5mg tablets

28

£19.90

Tizanidine 2mg tablets

120

£7.19

Valsartan 40mg capsules

28

£4.00

Valsartan 80mg capsules

28

£6.65

Valsartan 160mg capsules

28

£7.70

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions.

A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted. 

PSNC Website  useful links below:

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/generic-shortages/

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/branded-shortages/branded-shortages-list/

 

  

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